.C2R File Extension

A .C2R file is a Windows Media Center Click-To-Record File, created by Microsoft.

Open with Vim. Available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.

What is a .C2R file?

A .C2R file is a special kind of file used by a program called Windows Media Center. This program was made to help people watch and record TV shows on their computers. The .C2R file is created when someone wants to record a TV show using Windows Media Center. This file is like a reminder for the program, telling it when to start recording a show, what the show is about, its name, how good the recording should look, and when the recording should be deleted.

You can open a .C2R file with several different programs. If you have Windows Media Center, which comes with some older versions of Windows like XP, Vista, and 7, it can open these files because it's the program that makes them. But, if you just want to see what's inside the file, like looking at the details it has about the TV show recording, you can use simple programs that let you view or edit text. These include Vim, Microsoft Notepad, and Apple TextEdit. Notepad and TextEdit come with Windows and macOS, so you don't need to download anything extra to open a .C2R file with them. You can also use any other text editor you like or have on your computer.

In summary, a .C2R file is used by Windows Media Center to remember and manage TV show recordings. You can open it with the media center itself or just look inside it with basic text editing programs that come with your computer or others you prefer.


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